Pearled Sorghum Avocado Bowls

 Pearled Sorghum Avocado Bowls

This is a great dish with lovely textures!

Ingredients

Sorghum Mixture 

  • 1 cup Nu Life Market Pearled Sorghum Grain 
  • 2 cups vegetable broth 
  • ½ cup diced yellow onion 
  • 1 (4 oz) can diced green chiles 
  • ½ cup diced red bell pepper 
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic 
  • 1 (14 ounce) can black beans (rinsed & drained) 
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 
  • Salt 
  • Black Pepper 

Avocado Mixture 

  • 2 ripe avocados (halved & scooped out) 
  • 1 teaspoon garlic 
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil 
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice 
  • 1 tablespoon minced cilantro 
  • 10 grape or cherry tomatoes (halved or quartered) 
  • ¼ - ½ teaspoon salt 
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper 

Directions

  1. Sauté the onions and red bell peppers in 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat until golden brown. Set aside. 
  2. Combine the broth, pearled sorghum, green chiles, garlic and black beans in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 1 hour. Add sautéed onion and red bell pepper mixture and cook for an additional hour. (If you want your sorghum to have a softer texture, cook an additional 15 minutes.) Remove lid and fluff with a fork. Add salt and pepper to taste. 
  3. In a bowl, combine the avocado, garlic, oil, lime juice and cilantro. Using a fork or wooden spoon, mash the avocado to your desired consistency. Add in tomatoes, salt and pepper to taste. Spoon the sorghum mixture into the bowls and top with a generous portion of the avocado sauce.